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Impassable

Impassable ( Tribune archive photo ) Twenty-three inches of snow, the largest single snowfall in Chicago history, covered the city and suburbs in the blizzard of Abandoned vehicles made even major streets and highways impassable.

Snow snow and more snow  California Avenue, Chicago, 1967   Howard B Anderson   via: Chicago Past

Snow snow and more snow California Avenue, Chicago, 1967 Howard B Anderson…

Chicago, 1907. State Street south from Lake Street.

Chicago, State Street south from Lake Street. I marvel to think that my Chicago born Grandpa Pinner, of German and Swiss parents, was 23 years old at the time.

Intersection of Michigan Avenue (then called Pine Street) and Huron Street in 1886. The photo reveals the elite residential character of what would become one of Chicago's renowned retail strips. The city's water tower can be seen in the distance along the west side of Pine Street.

Intersection of Michigan Avenue (then called Pine Street) and Huron Street in 1886

Horse drawn snow plow on Michigan Ave., Chicago 1908

Horse-drawn snow plow on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc.

Chicago Blizzard (01/27/1967)

I was one turn off the Outer Drive from getting stuck in this. Decided to take a left on North Ave. exit and go along the Inner Zoo Drive instead of getting on LSD to go home that night.

State Street, Chicago 1893

State Street, Chicago My German/Swiss grandfather, John Adam Pinner, was 10 years old when this photo was taken. He taught me a lot about good ol' Chicago!

Maxwell Street - then and now - Chicago Exploring Chicago | Examiner.com

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

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Blizzard Of ’78 Anniversary: 35 Years Later

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